How to Boost Your Dopamine Function to Beat Your Fears, Anxiety and Depression

For years I have battled against various phobias. I have researched many treatments but none have proven to be successful. This is why, when I happened to stumble across a study that associated dopamine function with fear, I was suddenly interested. I’ll tell you why. A few decades ago I had a night phobia. It was the worst of the phobias I had…

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Binge Eating: 6 Psychological Reasons That Are Hiding behind It

Binge watching your favorite shows on Netflix is not something that you need to worry about. As long as you are making enough time for other things. Binge eating, on the other hand, is incredibly serious. Overeating in all its forms has become an increasingly serious problem. A problem that many people do not understand properly. Although eating is a very natural part…

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Top 5 Relaxation Apps for You to Cope with Emotional Burnout

Modern living operates at a ruthless pace. There are some meditation and relaxation apps that can help you chill out and deal with your hectic lifestyle. As we grow ever more connected, it's becoming increasingly difficult to switch off and disconnect from our daily working grinds. Whereas work used to be confined to the office, it's now following you home and making itself…

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Anxiety Disorders: Symptoms, Causes and Possible Solutions

Anxiety disorders are extremely prevalent in today’s society. Fortunately, there are many solutions and treatments that help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. It is normal, particularly in modern life, to feel a certain degree of anxiety from time to time. However, if you experience feelings of continuous, excessive and intense anxiety and fear about normal situations and events, it could be a sign…

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Meditation for Anxiety: 3 Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind

There are some practices that make meditation an effective tool when dealing with anxiety. Besides being a reliable way to keep your inner energy in tune and balance with your external surroundings, meditation has also proven to be medicinal in more ways than one. It helps lower blood pressure, boosts blood circulation, and brings about a satisfying, lasting level of relaxation, thereby lowering…

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How to Stop a Panic Attack with Breathing Techniques and Self-Suggestion

When Panic strikes, it’s hard to keep from drowning in anxious terror. You can, however, learn how to stop a panic attack, and bring back peace of mind. You will never understand the sheer terror of enduring a panic attack. From out of nowhere, there is a dread which just won’t leave you alone. Your mind is telling you that something is horribly…

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5 Signs You Have a Fear of Intimacy (and What Could Be Hiding Behind It)

People often pin the failure of a relationship on fear of intimacy. But what does this actually mean? Fear of intimacy is often mistaken for the inability to be close to a romantic or sexual partner. However, this kind of fear is actually a social phobia and anxiety disorder where you are afraid of being close to another human being - be it…

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Anxiety in Children: What Causes It and How to Recognize the Early Symptoms

Does your child seem to stress and worry about everything? Well, anxiety in children can be more common than you think, and it might be happening in your family. I never realized how anxious I was as a child until I grew older. Considering my anxiety was something I endured from as long as I can remember, I never noticed an onset of…

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How to Lower Your Stress Hormones Naturally to Beat Anxiety

If you have frequent panic attacks, your lifestyle may be to blame. One word characterizes our lives - busy. We fill them with work, family events, and other activities that build anxiety in us. They activate our stress hormones and consequently, create pressure. We can't avoid these triggers, but we can keep our stress in check. How? Here are some suggestions. How our…

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How to Deal with the Fear of Flying in 5 Science-Backed Ways

Fear of flying affects an enormous number of people even though this means of transportation has been around for a while. Let’s learn how to cope with it. Traveling by plane can be terrifying, especially when you suffer from the fear of flying.  No one truly understands how a glorified tin can is able to rocket through the skies entirely safely so that…

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